QISU Data2020-11-25T11:15:00+10:00

QISU Data

Data Overview

Injury surveillance data consists of information obtained from participating hospital emergency departments in Queensland. This data is validated using the National Data Standards for Injury Surveillance (NDSIS).

The Queensland Injury Surveillance Unit (QISU) is able to run data searches on the data collected to provide a custom-tailored injury data report.
Data items currently collected includes:

  • Demographics (Age, sex, postcode)
  • Country of birth
  • Language
  • Time and date of injury event
  • Text narrative of injury event
  • Cause of injury (eg fall, poisoning)
  • Intent of incident (accident, assault, etc)
  • Place of injury (eg. Playground at Public Park)
  • Activity (eg. playing cricket)
  • Nature of injury and body location
  • Diagnosis (ICD 10 AM / SNOMED)
  • Mechanism of injury
  • Major injury factor (eg. grinder)
  • Triage category (indication of severity)
  • Admission status

Reports may be based on combinations of these criteria to obtain specific injury information on your area of interest.Patient identifiers, including postcodes are not included in reports, unless appropriate ethics approvals are provided.Requests for data reports can be completed on the Data Request page.

The table below shows an overview of collecting hospitals and their method of data collection.

Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Level 11, Block 7
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
HERSTON QLD 4029

Phone: (07) 3646 3872

Email:
qisu@health.qld.gov.au

Data Collection

QISU collects injury surveillance data from participating Queensland hospitals using different collection methods.

 
Paper-based
  
 
HBCIS
  
 
EDIS
  
 
FirstNet

Hospitals 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Status
ATHERTON Not Active
BLACKWATER Active
BOWEN Not Active
BUNDABERG Active
CAPRICORN COAST Active
CHERBOURG Active
CLERMONT Active
COLLINSVILLE Active
DYSART Active
GATTON Not Active
GLADSTONE Active
GC ROBINA Not Active
HUGHENDEN Not Active
INNISFAIL Not Active
LOGAN Not Active
MACKAY Not Active
MAREEBA Not Active
MARYBOROUGH Active
MATER ADULT PRIVATE Not Active
MATER ADULT PUBLIC Not Active
MATER CHILDRENS PUBLIC Not Active
MATER MACKAY Not Active
MORANBAH Active
MOUNT ISA Active
OAKEY Active
PRINCESS ALEXANDRA Not Active
PROSERPINE Not Active
QEII JUBILEE Not Active
QCH Active
REDLAND Not Active
RICHMOND Not Active
ROCKHAMPTON Active
RBWH Active
ROYAL CHILDRENS Not Active
SARINA Not Active
ST VINCENT'S T'WBA Not Active
SPRINGSURE Active
TOOWOOMBA Not Active
TOWNSVILLE Not Active
TULLY Not Active
WARWICK Active
YARRABAH Active

Update 23/09/2020